World's Best 2016 Awards Rank: #8 Large Ocean Ship
Best for: Couples who love food and wine and prefer the intimacy of a smaller ship
Sails: Africa, Asia, British Isles, the Mediterranean, the Middle East, Northern Europe
At a Glance: A Travel + Leisure World’s Best 2016 winner, placing eighth in the Large Ocean Ship category. One of Oceania’s popular R-class vessels, Nautica was refurbished in 2014. Everything about this culinary-minded ship feels elegant, from the grand staircase in the lobby to the multicourse dinners in the restaurants, all overseen by executive culinary director Jacques Pépin.